Courtney Love: 'Kurt Cobain Tried To Kill Himself Three Times'

Courtney Love has revealed Kurt Cobain tried to kill himself three times before he succeeded in 1994.

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Courtney Love has revealed Kurt Cobain tried to kill himself three times before he succeeded in 1994.

In a candid interview with Vanity Fair, Love was asked what she'd do if the Nirvana frontman was to reappear.

Responding that she'd "kill him" for the grief he caused those close to him, she went on to admit his suicide wasn't the first time he'd tried to end his life.

"He tried to kill himself three times!" she said, adding heroin addict Cobain had also overdosed on several occasions.

"He OD'd at least five times. I was the f--king E.M.S (Emergency Medical Services). I was always sticking pins in his balls."

She also said she carried a can of Narcan, referring to the drug used to jolt overdosing heroin users back to life.

Love also explained the couple had financial problems.

"We could never find our money," she said. "We had $135,000 in our bank account. They said that if he would go do Lollapalooza he would make $11 million... Do you think Kurt would have killed himself if he had known he had $54 million?"

Thanks for the report to NME.com.

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    Itsooz
    I love how people are so quick to judge Courtney even though they've never experienced drugs, rockstardom, worldwide fame or very often not even serious relationship. Kurt's death was inevitable. Even Grohl admitted he was the kinda person that you knew is not gonna reach his 40's or 50's.
    pinata89
    Is this really necessary, associated press? How many times are you going to add fuel to an already burning fire? The last thing Kurt would want is for his name to be headline news 17 years after the fact. I think he was murdered personally, but my opinion really doesn't matter. Whether it was homicide or suicide, the reality that he's dead will never change.
    Motorhed95
    most of you guys here are total *****s. read kurt's biography by charles r cross and you'll see that kurt was the kinda guy who'd shoot himself. she didnt do it. get over it.
    KnightBand
    Why some people can't deal with the fact that Kurt was depressed and moody I will never know. Anything to make him look good?
    burnsz82
    I read alot about him possibly being killed...I don't necessarily believe it but it's a very interesting proposition. And all you people who complain about "conspiracy theories" should use your own brain to think things through and look at all angles, not just follow like sheep and believe what your told.
    gnfnrs
    kratos379 wrote: raoooos wrote: OH MY GOD, I am stunned that people actually think that Courtney Love killed Kurt. The wild internet theories aren't good enough for the authorities, because that's all they are - internet theories. I think you'll find more evidence that Cobain was depressed and suicidal. +1 Read Charles R. Cross's biography of Kurt Cobain. The autopsy said outright, that it couldn't have been anything other than suicide and that it was a very clear case of suicide. This doesn't mean I like Courtney, but people need to stop coming up with conspiracies about his death.
    ok so did it also say he was already dead before he was shot
    kratos379
    raoooos wrote: OH MY GOD, I am stunned that people actually think that Courtney Love killed Kurt. The wild internet theories aren't good enough for the authorities, because that's all they are - internet theories. I think you'll find more evidence that Cobain was depressed and suicidal.
    +1 Read Charles R. Cross's biography of Kurt Cobain. The autopsy said outright, that it couldn't have been anything other than suicide and that it was a very clear case of suicide. This doesn't mean I like Courtney, but people need to stop coming up with conspiracies about his death.
    js81221
    He wouldve killed himself more likely. He wouldve become to mainstream
    LynchMobster
    dethmagnetic wrote: courageous93 wrote: metallicadan19 wrote: courageous93 wrote: Pins in his balls? What the ****? She said she was always putting pins in his balls. What the ****ing shit?
    its kinda ****ed, but it was to keep him from falling asleep while overdosing. the intense pain wouldve kept him alert while his body was trying to shut down
    SSaxdude
    Kurt killed himself, nothing new here. He was depressed and suicidal for a long time. He had two uncles kill themselves with guns. Personally, I think he would have killed himself at some point even if Nirvana hadn't become popular.
    EthelTheFrog
    All this commotion of the lackluster frontman of an overrated Grunge band. I will never understand getting worked up over something so mediocre. Tsk, tsk.
    KnightBand
    theoldwizard wrote: burnsz82 wrote: I read alot about him possibly being killed...I don't necessarily believe it but it's a very interesting proposition. And all you people who complain about "conspiracy theories" should use your own brain to think things through and look at all angles, not just follow like sheep and believe what your told. this
    And doing so makes you look like a Cobain sheep where Kurt could never do any wrong.
    DrCOOL
    Of course she'd kill him. So he couldn't tell anybody about how she did the first time. Seriously I'm tired of hearing about Cobain. I appreciate the things he did for music but he was far from the visionary that everyone touts him as. There were far better musicians with far better music than him. Hell even in his own band sitting right behind him!
    GrungeHippie26
    funny how she let Vanity Fair interview her when they were the ones who posted that out of contex atricle about her using heroin while she was pregnant with Frances. Ya the same magazine that called her and Kurt junkies....
    HaveSomeGlue
    Also, stop arguing about whether he was killed or not. I don't really think we will every find out what actually happened to him. I think it was wrong to assume he killed himself without investigation but it was by no means impossible. Also, I'd advise against believing anything Courtney Love says. Anyone who offers someone to snort someone's ashes with her is probably not mentally stable.
    stonedhippos
    Juany wrote: Kurt kill himself because he couldnt tolerate more pins in his balls
    i would too
    HaveSomeGlue
    CorvetteRick wrote: Courtney Love: 'I like to say random shit about Kurt every couple months so people will pay attention to me'
    1000 interents for you.
    kerguitar08
    It's good to see the same old bullshit conspiracy theories being regurgitated over and over and over and over and over and...
    KyleLee
    10bag wrote: kurts been dead for a long time now...why keep talking about his death? let the dude finally die.
    THANK YOU. Let the man go, everyone, seriously.
    10bag
    kurts been dead for a long time now...why keep talking about his death? let the dude finally die.
    sickassfoo
    courageous93 wrote: Pins in his balls?
    know you know why his voice was so scratchy
    yoman297
    WhereArtEsteban wrote: dethmagnetic wrote: courageous93 wrote: metallicadan19 wrote: courageous93 wrote: Pins in his balls? What the ****? She said she was always putting pins in his balls. What the ****ing shit? Welcome to hard drugs...
    Win +1
    theoldwizard
    burnsz82 wrote: I read alot about him possibly being killed...I don't necessarily believe it but it's a very interesting proposition. And all you people who complain about "conspiracy theories" should use your own brain to think things through and look at all angles, not just follow like sheep and believe what your told.
    this
    Chris1220
    CorvetteRick wrote: Courtney Love: 'I like to say random shit about Kurt every couple months so people will pay attention to me'
    +1
    sunburst steve
    and what else is new? serious UG jump off of the nirvana bandwagon, stuff like this don't even bother putting up if it's not anything relevant or relating to actual music as in released song or something just don't even bother. This goes for other bands too.
    xenuri
    All you fools who think Courtney had something to do with Kurt's death.... GROW THE FUCK UP!!!! she has raised a child and done a ****ing good job of it too, she's probably stronger than most you faggots so please, stfu!!!!!
    Sparda93
    i`ve NEVER given a rat`s arse about her, because what is dead, should stay dead.
    Sundb3rg
    "A day after i threw her out of my apartment, that was the day she famously walked with Kurt Cobain." - Billy Corgan I just had to say that.
    DaniArrow
    I believe that Kurt was seriously depressed and on drugs. I mean that's obvious. He obviously thought of suicide. It wouldn't surpise me if he'd attempted it before and OD'd a couple times before.
    InfernalFender
    Oh Courtney... I can't believe the amount of people that still parade around their "factual information" of a case they were never involved in. Seriously. You scream bloody murder because of the shotgun laying at a strange angle or something similar - but would even the most minute detail have been overlooked by the authorities? You Cobain conspirators are almost as bad as the sheep that live in fear of the "Illuminati".
    Dempsey68
    i'm gonna read this as "i tried to kill him three times before i finally succeeded"
    MozSmith1
    as for Jelfy, i don't need to do your leg work....you do it...and show us the evidence kurt killed himself!
    Second Rate
    doomsdayscottie wrote: jelfy wrote: If any one of you can display to me a single piece of evidence that she had anything to do with his death id like to hear it. there was a P.I. she had hired named Tom Grant to track down Kurt when he left the rehab center before he died. he realized something was wrong with everything that was going on and he started investigating it. also, Nick Broomfield made a documentary where he had talked to Eldon Hoke "El Duce" where Hoke claimed that Courtney offered to pay him to kill Kurt. In 97, Hoke was found near railroad tracks, dead. It's possibly that he drunkenly stumbled into the path of the train... but according to the "she had Kurt killed" theory its far more likely someone put him there. And i say "she had him killed" because she couldnt have killed him herself because they were in 2 different places at the time. OH!!! and the shotgun shells were on the wrong side of the body, AND he had too much heroin in his system to have injected it himself, let alone fire a shotgun. TL;DR go here: http://www.justiceforkurt.com/ http://www.justiceforkurt.com/ aincase .com/
    The conspiracy goes much deeper than that. In march of 1994, Courtney encountered a time traveler. This time traveler was none other than famed communist hunter Joseph McCarthy. McCarthy informed Love that her husband was a card carrying member of the communist party and was part of a plot to overthrow the United States. Courtney was instructed to seek out a hitman to put down Cobain and end the communist plot. However, due to the sensitive nature of this mission, the hitman could not be allowed to survive. He was disposed of by none other than Jack Ruby. It made the news, but no one remembers because the communists who had infiltrated the U.S. government used HAARP machines to erase our memory of the event. Stupid, yes? That's how the information on the "Kurt was killed" websites sounds. At this point, people who still believe Kurt was murdered (including that half wit "private investigator") belong in a padded room clad in a straight jacket and tin foil hat.
    MozSmith1
    i just think it's funny how the 2 main people that deemed Cobain's case a suicide (police chief and medical examiner) both were paid back. police chief ruined his career after the 'stolen money from a crime scene' scandal...and the dr base jumped to his death! Chief clouded in scandal, dr flew off a cliff! if that's not karma i don't know what is.
    sstony
    Kurt Cobain was a junkie, and a coward for taking his own life, he did of course write some cool songs but that was about it.
    mitchrosko
    How much closer is she gonna get to just admitting that she killed him? I'm so sick of this bitch.